On the morning of Tuesday, September 5th, a dramatic scene unfolded in Ondo State when representatives from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) took aggressive action to implement the union’s two-day warning strike. This event was marked by tension as some employees, seemingly in response to directives from the state head of service, chose to report to work.
This conflicting situation compelled the NLC leadership to assertively enforce the strike by physically entering various office spaces. Among the government establishments visited were the ministries of agriculture, health, and education, among others.
Video footage from the incident reveals a chaotic scene, with NLC officials pursuing and forcefully expelling workers from their workplaces. Additionally, another video captures confrontations between the workers and NLC representatives, escalating to physical altercations.
In summary, Tuesday, September 5th, witnessed a dramatic confrontation in Ondo State, where NLC officials vigorously enforced a two-day warning strike, leading to clashes and heated exchanges with workers who had reported for duty following conflicting directives from the state head of service.